Sumiran Chavan and Sumit Shirgurkar of Belgaum have been selected in 20 man squad of Belagavi Panthers team participating in Karnataka Premier League T-20 Cricket tournament (KPL) to be played next month. The event is being organized by Karnataka State Cricket Association.
Sumiran and Sumit were two of six players selected by Belagavi Panthers from the catchment area of Belgaum. After a camp of 6 days Sumit and Sumiran were inducted in the final squad of 20 players. Sumiran Chavan and lanky Medium Pacer is a player of Vijaya Cricket Academy Belgaum and is being coached by Ravi Malshet and Milind Chavan. Sumiran has performed exceptionally well in last year’s A division league and he was the highest wicket taker in the Inter District Under 19 Cricket Tournament when he was representing Belgaum District. He is also a part of Dharwad Zone team presently playing Inter Zonal tournament being held at Bangalore. Sumit an Off Spinner and top order Batsman is being Coached by Deepak Chougule. He plays for Union Gymkhana in local tournaments. He has performed exceptionally well in the T-20 tournaments held at Bangalore recently.
Both the players are been encouraged by Dr Prakash Patil, President Vijaya Cricket Academy and Prasanna Suntankar, Secretary Union Gymkhana.